Architectural Design Courses

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Fine and Applied Arts
Architecture Department
2+ courses for undergraduate students


The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers at least two courses involving universal design in their architecture program, plus a single junior studio section on Architectural Design in the City that typically includes universal design.

  • ARCH 373: Arch Design and the Landscape:¬†Building design in a landscape setting; creation of place; schematic building design and site planning issues, universal design and accessibility; principles of energy efficient building design; human-environment relationship issues; and architectural design and presentation methods; required field trips.
  • ARCH 475: Arch Design & Development: Schematic design and development of a small-scale public building emphasizing the integration of the basic elements of building; materials, details, structure, technology, program, life safety, and universal design.